DeSantis celebrates record-breaking year as tourists flock to Florida

DeSantis celebrates record-breaking year as tourists flock to Florida


Florida welcomed over 140 million tourists to the Sunshine State last year, setting a new record for the largest number of visitors it has received in a year.

Of the 140.6 million, 129.1 million were domestic travelers. Meanwhile, 8.3 million travelers visited from overseas, and 3.2 million tourists were visiting from Canada, according to statistics from Visit Florida.

“Once again, Florida leads the nation as an unrivaled destination for tourists,” Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) said. “These record-breaking numbers show that our work has made the free state of Florida even more attractive to visitors.”

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Florida is continuing to ride the wave this year, as 40.6 million tourists have chosen Florida for their vacations. That is the highest recorded number of tourists in a single quarter.

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